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The personalities of spiders

Focusing on animal personalities changes the picture for scientific research
Thu, 2015-08-06 09:34

Even jumping spiders have personalities scientists have discovered. A "shy" individual will not make the same choices as a "bold" individual. This means that some individuals, because of their personality type, will capture more prey than others, and will therefore have a larger effect on local ecosystems.

Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
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Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Catherine Essar returns as Faculty of Education's Research Administrator, Coordinator of OFFERING

Tue, 2015-08-04 11:12

McGill’s Faculty of Education is pleased to welcome back Catherine Essar, our Faculty Research Administrator in charge of the Faculty’s OFFERING services.

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Contact: Catherine Essar
Organization: Research Administrator
Email:
Office Phone: 514.398.4122
Source Site: /education

Let's Talk Science, Dr. Matlashewski

Wed, 2016-03-30 12:00 - 13:00
Duff Medical Building : Sheldon Conference Room, 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Free

Dr. Greg Matlashewski will be speaking about 'TBA'.

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Waiting for pleasure

Brain structures involved in delayed gratification identified - implications for range of psychiatric disorders
Tue, 2015-08-04 09:18

Researchers at McGill have clearly identified, for the first time, the specific parts of the brain involved in decisions that call for delayed gratification.

Contact Information

Contact: Yogita Chudasama
Organization: Department of Psychology,
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Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Source Site: /newsroom

Our elegant brain: motor learning in the fast lane

Small group of neurons adjust to difference between expected and actual sensory information
Mon, 2015-08-03 10:55

It takes a surprisingly small cluster of brain cells deep within the cerebellum to learn how to serve a tennis ball, or line up a hockey shot.

Contact Information

Contact: Prof. Kathleen Cullen
Organization: Dept. of Physiology
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Secondary Contact Information

Contact: Katherine Gombay
Organization: Media Relations Office
Office Phone: 514-398-2189
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Source Site: /newsroom

HSI’s new research initiative on Quebec’s child care policies

Fri, 2015-07-31 12:19

The Healthier Societies Initiative (HSI) has recently received funding from CIHR for a two-year project on Quebec’s childcare policies! The research program will be led by Professors Daniel Weinstock (IHSP Director) and Seungmi Yang (Assistant Professor in McGill’s Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health). Learn more here.

Source Site: /ihsp

Information Session: Getting Started with the Canadian Common CV (CCV) – SSHRC and FRQSC

Wed, 2015-08-26 10:00 - 12:00

Office of Sponsored Research Information Session:
 

Getting Started with the Canadian Common CV (CCV) – SSHRC and FRQSC
 

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McGill gets $91.5 mln in CIHR funding

McGill health researchers land 24 of 150 inaugural Foundation grants for high-impact, long-term programs
Tue, 2015-07-28 14:10

Researchers from McGill University and its hospital-affiliated research institutes have been awarded $91.5 million in grants in the latest round of funding by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Contact Information

Contact: Chris Chipello
Organization: Media Relations Office
Email:
Office Phone: 514-398-4201
Source Site: /newsroom

International Symposium on Human Immunity and the Microbiome

Sun, 2015-09-27 (All day) - Tue, 2015-09-29 (All day)
Montreal, QC : Montreal, QC

As a result of a partnership between Cell Press (Elsevier) and the CIHR Human Immunology, we are proud to announce the celebration of an International Symposium on Human Immunity and the Microbiome in Health and Disease coming up in September 27-2

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Let's Talk Science

Wed, 2016-05-25 12:00 - 13:00
Duff Medical Building : Sheldon Conference Room, 3775 rue University Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2B4
Price: Free

Dr. Selena Sagan will be speaking about 'TBA'.

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